4 - actions to internal states self-serving bias-if you are...

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Perception -refers to selection, organization and interpretation selective attention -consciously or unconsciously you attend to just a narrow range of full array of sensory information available and ignore the other influences on attention -intensity -size -contrast -repetition -movement organization -used to recognize what something represents -cognitive representation -human ability to form mental models of the world we live in -schemas, plans, scripts -schema -cognitive structure that represents an individual’s understanding of a concept or person -prototype -most typical or representative example of a person or concept -planning -sequence of actions you develop to attain particular goals -script -fixed sequence of events you expect to occur
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categorization -organize info which is inherent to all languages frames -structures that shape how people interpret their perceptions attribution -explains the process we sue to judge our own and others’ behavior attributional bias -attribute negative behavior to external causes and positive
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Unformatted text preview: actions to internal states self-serving bias-if you are polite it is because you have good manners-if you are rude it is because others mistreated you fundamental attribution error-attribute others negative behavior to external causes constructs-categories to help organize information cognitive complexity-how detailed, involved, or numerous a persons constructs are social categorization-categorizing people-ethnocentrism -tendency to view ones group as the standard against which all others are judged prejudice-when people experience aversive or negative feelings toward a group as a whole or toward an individual because she or her belongs to a group ego-defensive function-role it plays I protecting individuals sense of self-worth value-expressive function-allowing people to view their own values, norms, and cultural practices as appropriate and correct social role-specific position or positions an individual holds in a society...
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